Attorney General Sessions in Lexington Thursday

LEXINGTON– Attorney General Jeff Sessions will travel to Lexington Thursday to meet with families of overdose victims and deliver remarks on the opioid epidemic. Sessions will hold a roundtable with families of victims, before delivering a speech at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Session was in Louisville on January 30 delivering…

32 states compensate people who are wrongfully convicted. Kentucky isn’t one of them.

Thirty-two states, including some known for being tough on crime, provide compensation by statute to people who were wrongfully incarcerated. Kentucky is not among them. A proposal to provide such relief in Kentucky failed to get out of the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2001 when it was proposed by state Sen. General Neal, D-Louisville. Then-Chairman Robert Stivers,…

Rand Paul: Let Kentuckians try marijuana if they’re ‘suffering from medical illness’

There’s more support than ever for marijuana legalization and that includes Republicans. Time U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is all in for Kentucky’s medical marijuana bill. House Bill 166, which has gained support of Republicans and Democrats in the Kentucky legislature, would allow patients with certain conditions to use the drug. “I believe decisions on how to…